ST. CLOUD -- By setting a little time aside this summer you can make new friends, learn new skills and help out veterans in the community.

The St. Cloud VA is looking for summer volunteers. Volunteers must be at least 13-years-old and are asked to work a minimum of four hours a week.

Volunteers are needed for many departments including the escort service, pharmacy, recreation therapy, music therapy and entertainment and companion services.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer call the Voluntary Service at 320-255-6365 or email